Spontaneity

with Amy Moule

“Spontaneity class was the best thing I've done in years. I absolutely loved it.” —L. Young

Spontaneity covers the basics of impro and introduces you to our style and approach to improvisation. You’ll work on unleashing your creativity and unlocking your spontaneity through impro games and exercises based on play, collabortation and support. This course is designed to encourage fearlessness, to help you break out of your comfort zone and have fun!

We value diversity and extend a warm welcome to people of different ethnicities, religions, sexualities, genders, abilities, ages and backgrounds. If you are unsure if improvisation is for you, please have a conversation with us so we can work together to create an environment for you to try.

Spontaneity is the mandatory first course of the Impro Melbourne workshop program and requires no prior improvisation or performance experience. It’s an active program and requires participation from all students.

Note: Impro Melbourne workshops are for ages 18 and over. Please see our Theatresports™ Schools Challenge and Impro in Schools programs for anyone under 18.

  • What to wear: Comfortable clothing in which you can move freely.
  • What to bring: A water bottle. Some students find it useful to have a notebook to capture thoughts. 
  • What to expect: Each class starts with some warm-up games, then you’ll move into impro games and exercises specifically chosen to build your improvisational skills. All the exercises are done either together by the whole class a circle, or in small groups or pairs.
  • What you can expect of our teachers: Impro Melbourne’s dynamic faculty of teachers has a wide range of experience, creativity and expertise. Our teachers are all trained in our course objectives; however, they will approach the work with their own individual style. This may mean exercises and approaches could vary between teachers, but the course objectives are consistent.
  • What we expect of students: We expect all students to treat each other with full respect and acceptance regardless of gender, sexuality, nationality, religion, race or ability. Impro Melbourne reserves the right to remove and/or exclude from workshops any participants for behaviour that may interfere with the safe, inclusive and constructive workshop environment.

If you have any questions or would like some more information, please contact Kate our workshop co-ordinator.

Workshop Details

Dates & Times

February 21 – March 21, 2018
Wednesdays 7.00pm – 10.00pm
Course of 5 classes

Fees

$320.00 full
$290.00 concession

Prices in AUD, GST included

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Location

Melbourne Polytechnic Building E
144 High Street, Prahran, 3181. Room ME210, Building E level 2

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Instructor

Amy is an actor, improviser, puppeteer and an ensemble member with Impro Melbourne. As well as teaching for Impro Melbourne, she has also taught Improvisation, drama, and puppetry workshops to children and adults all around Australia, in New Zealand, the USA, Canada, Reunion Island and Europe. She has developed and directed numerous improvisational formats each of which have been performed in various cities across Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Reunion Island and the USA. (Amy is also a trained Kindergarten teacher and so she has grown eyes in the back of her head).

Read Amy Moule’s full biography